Reiach and Hall director Neil Gillespie described the walls as embracing the building, a simple, subtle concept, not a one-liner. This subtle, embracing attitude permeates the design: the rooms are well-proportioned, the furnishings are tasteful and providing what I feel (for this specific typology) just the right amount of colour and pattern.
Work has started on the Sheppard Robson-designed Enterprise and Research Hub on the Inverness Campus, Scotland. The new 4,800sqm development will create facilities for the University of Highlands and Islands as well as a headquarters for Highlands and Islands Enterprise.
Artists for Humanityâ€™s expansion in Boston’s Innovation District will be a pioneering and iconic facility that generates more energy than it uses. Flagship building will support programs for under-resourced youth that promote self-sufficiency.
Exhibition by Flemish Architecture Institute and deSingel
A contemplative study room for students in Hasselt turns out to have been a prison cell. A facade introduces reading into the city and gives the Plantin-Moretus Museum collection a (protective) face. In their projects, noAarchitects try to go beyond the visual experience to arrive at an all-round spatial experience.
Membrane (latin membraâ€™na, skin, from membrum, member of the body)
A membrane is a pliable and selectively permeable layer, covering surfaces or separating connecting regions, structures, or organs of an animal or a plant. This project inserts itself in the ancient dialogue between architecture and textile.
A designer, his two sons, and their tireless terrier Winston share a small 1950â€™s building that stands rather unnoticed among its neighbors in the Mile-Ex district. The robust walls of this former workshop, however, hide a jewel conversion within.